The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Sussex with a requirement for Test Scripting skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
South East / West Sussex
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 101 81
Rank change year-on-year +26 -20  
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 27 10 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 2.52% 0.85% 2.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.85% 0.95% 2.52%
Number of salaries quoted 26 9 20
Median salary £37,500 £32,500 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -20.24%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  

Test Scripting is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in West Sussex with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
West Sussex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 946 1051 992
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 88.25% 89.45% 87.56%
Number of salaries quoted 870 949 854
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,200 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Sussex citing Test Scripting as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Test Scripting in West Sussex

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting in West Sussex.

Salary trend for Test Scripting in West Sussex

Test Scripting
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Scripting in West Sussex over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Scripting in West Sussex

Test Scripting
Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Worthing - 11 £37,500 -
Crawley +9 7 £37,500 +15.38%
Gatwick - 4 £50,000 -
Haywards Heath +2 2 £45,000 +52.54%
Lancing - 1 £31,500 -
Test Scripting
South East

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT jobs citing Test Scripting also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Sussex region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 26 (52.00%) Microsoft
2 21 (42.00%) Test Automation
3 19 (38.00%) Visual Studio
4 17 (34.00%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (34.00%) Finance
4 17 (34.00%) Automation Testing
5 16 (32.00%) SQL
6 15 (30.00%) SQL Server
6 15 (30.00%) SOAP
6 15 (30.00%) Windows
7 14 (28.00%) XML
7 14 (28.00%) DOM
7 14 (28.00%) CSS
7 14 (28.00%) HTML
7 14 (28.00%) HP
7 14 (28.00%) Regression Testing
7 14 (28.00%) REST
8 13 (26.00%) HP UFT
8 13 (26.00%) C#
9 10 (20.00%) Software Testing
9 10 (20.00%) ISTQB
9 10 (20.00%) Test Strategy
9 10 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (18.00%) Windows Server
10 9 (18.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 9 (18.00%) T-SQL
10 9 (18.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (16.00%) ISEB
11 8 (16.00%) IIS
11 8 (16.00%) QA

Test Scripting
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (16.00%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (14.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.00%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.00%) Wireless
2 1 (2.00%) SSL
2 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (18.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (12.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 19 (38.00%) Visual Studio
2 13 (26.00%) HP UFT
3 6 (12.00%) Selenium
4 5 (10.00%) WebDriver
5 2 (4.00%) NUnit
5 2 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.00%) LoadRunner
6 1 (2.00%) SoapUI
General
1 17 (34.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 24 (48.00%) Test Engineer
2 20 (40.00%) Analyst
2 20 (40.00%) Test Automation Engineer
3 14 (28.00%) Test Analyst
4 6 (12.00%) Applications Support
4 6 (12.00%) Applications Support Analyst
4 6 (12.00%) Software Test Engineer
4 6 (12.00%) SQL Analyst
4 6 (12.00%) SQL Support Analyst
4 6 (12.00%) Support Analyst
5 5 (10.00%) QA Engineer
5 5 (10.00%) QA Test Engineer
5 5 (10.00%) Tester
6 4 (8.00%) Automation Tester
6 4 (8.00%) Financial Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) Lead Tester
6 4 (8.00%) QA Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) QA Test Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) Service Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (30.00%) SOAP
2 14 (28.00%) CSS
2 14 (28.00%) DOM
2 14 (28.00%) HTML
2 14 (28.00%) REST
2 14 (28.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (30.00%) Windows
2 9 (18.00%) Windows Server
2 9 (18.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (42.00%) Test Automation
2 17 (34.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (34.00%) Automation Testing
3 14 (28.00%) Regression Testing
4 10 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 10 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 8 (16.00%) Automated Testing
6 7 (14.00%) Defect Management
6 7 (14.00%) Performance Testing
6 7 (14.00%) Test Planning
7 6 (12.00%) Change Control
7 6 (12.00%) Data Analysis
7 6 (12.00%) Defect Tracking
7 6 (12.00%) Security Testing
8 3 (6.00%) CRM
8 3 (6.00%) Mentoring
9 2 (4.00%) Time Management
9 2 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 1 (2.00%) QMS
10 1 (2.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 16 (32.00%) SQL
2 13 (26.00%) C#
3 9 (18.00%) T-SQL
4 7 (14.00%) Java
5 6 (12.00%) C++
6 5 (10.00%) Python
7 4 (8.00%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.00%) VB
8 1 (2.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 8 (16.00%) ISEB
3 1 (2.00%) Degree
3 1 (2.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.00%) QA
2 5 (10.00%) SDET
3 1 (2.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (52.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (28.00%) HP
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